Category Archives: Economics and the like

Cartoon: What We Can Afford

This comic is by myself and Kevin Moore. Kevin comments: I’ve always found it a crime against society that we spend so much money on our defense budget, when so much of that money goes to the military industrial complex, … Continue reading

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Cartoon: I’ve Tried Everything To Find New Workers

If you like my cartoons, please help me make more by supporting my Patreon. I have to admit, this cartoon would have been more current back in May. But on the other hand, employers complaining about lazy workers – and … Continue reading

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Cartoon: It’s Always The Sick Person’s Fault

Help me keep making cartoons by supporting my patreon! Today’s cartoon is another collaboration with Becky Hawkins. The conservative ideology of individualism and everyone gets what they deserve falls especially flat on its face when we look at health care … Continue reading

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Aunt Linda and Uncle Frank were playing on easy mode back in 1966

Guest post by Brendan Wright I just found another scintillating read– the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditures 2019. There’s some very interesting take-aways. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that think I understand why many well-meaning … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Are you GENUINELY Poor?

Please support these cartoons by supporting my Patreon! Just a $1 or $2 pledge means a lot to me. This cartoon is based on a cliche I’ve heard so many times – that poor people aren’t “really” poor, and so … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Capitalism/Socialism

If you like these cartoons, help me make more at my Patreon! Lots of $1 or $2 pledges means I can make a living. Today’s comic is written by me and drawn by Jake Richmond, creator of Modest Medusa. Jake … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Copyright, The Biggest Government Giveaway of All (featuring Bill Gates)

This one was directly inspired by this Dean Baker essay. The issue can be seen as a distinction between someone who wins a big pile of money in a lottery and someone who slips in a fake card to win … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Billionaires Discuss Economics

If you enjoy these cartoons, help me make more by supporting my Patreon! A $1 pledge really helps. However the Democratic primary turns out, I’m grateful to both Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders for making increasing taxes on the wealthy … Continue reading

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Cartoon: It’s Excessive Occupational Licensing, Charlie Brown!

Help me make more cartoons by supporting my Patreon! I make a living through $1 pledges. This cartoon is a collaboration with Becky Hawkins.  Becky and I have done other political cartoons together, and we also collaborate on our webcomic SuperButch. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Doctor Austerity

Help me keep drawing cartoons! Support my Patreon! A $1 pledge really matters to me. Austerity – the policy of cutting government social spending in order to appease fiscal hawks (and investors and creditors) – is arguably the most harmful … Continue reading

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